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11-19-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,430
Posted By williamskg6

Having a compact double myself, I have to agree. ...

Having a compact double myself, I have to agree.

My compact double is 8 speed rear, 12-25, 50/34 up front. The best advice I've gotten is to basically treat it like two completely separate...
11-17-15, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,044
Posted By williamskg6

I looked into it for my bike too. To get from...

I looked into it for my bike too. To get from compact double to triple, I would:

1. Get new crankset. I was looking at a FSA Vero triple, which is about $60
2. Get new shifters. In my case, a...
10-22-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By williamskg6

So, you don't mention why you want to change your...

So, you don't mention why you want to change your rear derailleur and cassette. Are you looking to upgrade? Are you looking to change gear ratios? Are you replacing worn/broken parts?

If...
10-14-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By williamskg6

Out of curiosity, what led you to this bike...

Out of curiosity, what led you to this bike specifically? Price? Color? Size? Since information on that model is so difficult to find (the DX is not the same bike and the only SX I can find is a...
09-27-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,294
Posted By williamskg6

As said by exmechanic89, they end up on...

As said by exmechanic89, they end up on Craigslist for 90% to 200% of their original value. If they're steel, regardless of quality, manufacturer, condition, or componentry, they'll be listed at...
09-22-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By williamskg6

RD-3500 SS work with 11-28 cassette?

I was thinking of doing a full 10 speed upgrade of my drivetrain on my Jamis Allegro 1.0, but after adding it up I have decided that's too much cash for this particular bike. One of my issues with...
09-19-15, 11:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,973
Posted By williamskg6

If the Donald WERE a bike, that would be it!:)

If the Donald WERE a bike, that would be it!:)
09-13-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By williamskg6

I've thought about putting a regular road...

I've thought about putting a regular road handlebar on my bike and switching to a brifter too. I'm not sure how doing that would affect my bike's handling, and brifters are pretty expensive (not to...
09-13-15, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By williamskg6

Yeah, that would work if I had a derailleur that...

Yeah, that would work if I had a derailleur that could handle it. I have a Sora short cage, which can't handle more than 25 teeth maximum, so a derailleur replacement (Deore XT) would have to be...
09-12-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By williamskg6

I guess it comes down to whether I can use 10...

I guess it comes down to whether I can use 10 speeds on my hub or not. I have Alex AClass AKX R1.0 wheels, for which I can find no specifications. The cassette is a SRAM PowerGlide 850 8-speed at...
09-09-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By williamskg6

Sanity check

I'm new here, but wanted to see whether my plans are do-able or in need of adjustment.

I have a Jamis Allegro flat bar road bike that currently has a compact double drivetrain 50/34 front, 12-25...
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